Washington Education Standards. the author's purpose is the reason that he or she had for writing the text. Some authors' purposes are to inform, entertain or persuade. Read More...
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WA.2. Reading: The student understands the meaning of what is read.
2.4. Think critically and analyze author's use of language, style, purpose, and perspective in literary and informational text.
2.4.2. Understand the author's purpose for and style of writing in both informational/expository text and literary/narrative text.
2.4.2.a. Decide on the author's purpose for writing a selection and support the decision with evidence/details from the text.
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